Trip To America / German Brass

Album cover art for upc 190759797723
Label: SONY CLASSICAL
Catalog: 19075979772
Format: CD

1. Candide, Act I: Overture (Arr. for Brass Ensemble) 2. I. Allegro ben ritmanto e deciso (Arr. for Brass Ensemble) 3. II. Andante con moto e poco rubato (Arr. for Brass Ensemble) 4. III. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (Arr. for Brass Ensemble) 5. Porgy and Bess, Act II: Oh I Can't Sit Down (Arr. for Brass Ensemble) 6. Porgy and Bess, Act I: Summertime (Arr. for Brass Ensemble) 7. Porgy and Bess, Act II: It Ain't Necessarily So (Arr. for Brass Ensemble) 8. Porgy and Bess, Act II: Bess, You Is My Woman Now (Arr. For Brass Ensemble) 9. Porgy and Bess, Act III: There's a Boat Dat's Leavin Soon for New York (Arr. for Brass Ensemble) 10. Rodeo: Hoe-Down (Arr. for Brass Ensemble) 11. Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 (Arr. for Brass Ensemble) 12. West Side Story, Act I: Prologue (Arr. for Brass Ensemble) 13. West Side Story, Act I: Maria & Mambo (Arr. for Brass Ensemble) 14. Kiss Me, Kate, Act II: Too Darn Hot (Arr. for Brass Ensemble)

German Brass, the most renowned and award-winning classical brass ensemble in Europe, takes the audience on a musical trip to America and presents works of composers from America such as Leonard Bernstein (Candide Overture), George Gershwin (Porgy and Bess), Aaron Copland ("Hoe-Down"), Samuel Barber (Adagio for Strings) and Cole Porter (Kiss Me, Kate) - newly arranged by and for the members of the ensemble. This mix of classical music and jazz fits perfectly to the sound, which defines German Brass. On it's new album the ensemble virtuously performs the most beautiful pieces from Gershwin's opera Porgy and Bess to the world-famous Adagio for Strings by Barber. German Brass creates the most laid-back and swinging sound as you have never heard from them before.

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